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World renowned meditation master, The Venerable Phra Ajhan Yantra Amaro, a Thai Buddhist Monk who, after spending more than twelve years in the deep jungle, living in solitude & practicing meditation, has taught and established monasteries around the world. He was  given the monastic name of Phra Ajahn Yantra Amaro in 1974. As a forest monk, he devoted his life to meditation, traveling and  teaching Dhamma throughout Thailand, and  later all over the world. He has established many monasteries in Thailand, and  branches in Denmark, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, & the United States. He is currently traveling coast to coast in this country conducting a Y2K Dhamma Tour with 12 other monks. His teachings  focus on loving  kindness, sharing, and giving so that the world will be a better place to live.  Most important of all his teachings is “The Power of Mindfulness” which he states can bring about calmness which in turn will result in concentration and wisdom and with  these tools one is better able to cope with the daily difficulties of the worldly life.

For more information on Venerable Yantra Amaro contact: Sunnataram California Meditation Monastery, 9560 West Lilac Road, Escondido, CA 92026, 760-723-7232 or fax 760-728-4292,

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The Power of Mindfulness: Buddhist Methods Shared, February 2000